Site summaries (continued)

Site NP-4

Priority: Secondary
Position: 22°44.4597′N, 46°7.2607′W
Water depth (m below sea level): 4470
Target drilling depth (m below seafloor): 268
Approved maximum penetration (mbsf): Pending IODP Environmental Protection and Safety Panel review
Survey coverage (track map; seismic profile): SCS05, Shotpoint 3570
• Track map (Fig. AF1)
• Seismic line (Fig. AF7)
Objective(s): Core sediments (268 m) and uppermost basement
Drilling program: APC/​XCB to basement
Logging program OR downhole measurements program: None
Nature of rock anticipated: Foraminiferal ooze and sand, clay